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Anthology, Prize Winner, Rhys Davies Short Story Award, Take a Bite -

Rhys Davies was one of the most prestigious and acclaimed Welsh prose-writers who wrote in English. Contributing over 100 short stories and twenty novels, he dedicated his life to writing. In 1991, the Rhys Davies Short Story contest was established. It was a prize for the best unpublished short stories written by those aged eighteen or older who are living in, or from, Wales. There have now been nine competitions to date and this year’s was run by Swansea University’s Cultural Institute, in association with Parthian Books. Swansea-born Naomi Paulus was the winner of the 2021 Rhys Davies Short Story...

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anthology, BAME, diverse, essays, marginalised voices, submissions, Wales -

In 2019, Parthian Books will publish an anthology of essays, which will platform a range of marginalised voices (including BAME, LGBTQ, people with mental health problems, neurodivergent, and disabled people). The aim of the book is to platform and celebrate diverse voices and identities from Wales, while giving the authors the freedom to write on any topic that they wish. We are especially looking to commission and publish new and emerging writers. Writers must be born, studying, living in, or have a connection to Wales. How to submit: In the first instance, please pitch up to 250 words of an...

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Anthology, Cheval, Design Contest, Poetry, Short Stories, Writing competition -

January's 'Author of the Month' is Terry Hetherington, a celebrated poet from Neath, who passed away in 2009. To honour Terry's memory, the Cheval organisation was established with the goal to promote young writers in Wales. The result was the Terry Hetherington Young Writers Award, an annual award that accepts submissions of short stories and poetry, the winner of which receives £1000, while entrants have the opportunity to contribute to the Cheval anthology. 

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Anthology, Cheval, Design, Design Contest, Poetry, Short Stories -

Parthian is hosting a design contest for the cover of Cheval 11, the collection of poetry and short stories selected from submissions to the Terry Hetherington Young Writers Award. To submit your design (203 x 127 mm), email to maria.zygog@gmail.com. The deadline for your submission is March 1, 2018. We look forward to reviewing your submissions.

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